Talk:Plessy v. Ferguson

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How did the fellow ocupants of the raiload car determine that the fellow had one drop of African-American blood in his veins? Rational Edevidence 13:31, 16 April 2008 (EDT)

Plessy was 7/8 "white" and 1/8 "black" - and I say that in full knowledge that these categories are both constructed and slippery - here's a link to his picture. I guess he just didn't look "white" enough for the racist crackers other patrons on the train.And his name was "Homer," not "Omar." I will fix. PFoster 13:52, 16 April 2008 (EDT)
The question was meant ironically - or perhaps rhetorically. Rational Edevidence 13:56, 16 April 2008 (EDT)
Do I know what rhetorical means? Homer Simpson 14:02, 16 April 2008 (EDT)
Only yor hairdresser knows for sure. Rational Edevidence 09:55, 17 April 2008 (EDT)